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The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.

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The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.

Karl Marx

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.

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The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.

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Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.

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The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.

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In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

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In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.

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Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.

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Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.

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The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.

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Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.

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The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.

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Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.

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Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.

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Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.

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